CHYA Residents

MAR - MAY RESIDENTS

Our first round of Artists in Residence for 2019:  Sophia D’Urso, Elijah Bik and Joshua Maxwell de Hoog. These three extremely talented individuals come from vast disciplines. Together, their collaborated outcome is LANDINGS, a project focusing on sight and sound. LANDINGS premiered for one night only at CHYA on May 3rd 2019; Geelong After Dark.

SOPHIA D’URSO

Sophia is a multidisciplinary artist who primarily works within installation, sound and film-based work. She is interested in the structure of space, often working within site responsive environments.

ELIJAH BIK

New to Geelong young immersive visual artist Elijah Bik specialises in 2D and 3D motion visual graphic animation and effects. Focusing on real-time projections Elijah uses audio as input for motion. Also experiments to find balance between hypnotic, mesmerising and psychedelic techniques as projections or interactive installations combining the two. The aim is to desensitise the senses for the users experience. 

JOSHUA MAXWELL DE HOOG

Joshua Maxwell de Hoog is a Geelong-based artist, writer, poet and musician, and co-founder of Analogue Academy and lowercase poetry. Josh has exhibited in solo and group shows at Courthouse, was our visual arts intern in 2018, and continues to collaborate with us on projects and workshops – a true Courthouse alumni!

JUN - AUG RESIDENTS

VICKI HALLETT

Vicki Hallett is a composer, versatile musician, sound artist, music practitioner and
educator.

Vicki has composed, produced and performed in live concerts, solo recordings and videos ranging from chamber music to exploratory work with sound art, pain-management meditations, the Elephant Listening Project and acoustic ecology.

JEM SAVAGE

Jem Savage is a musician, producer and sound engineer based in Victoria. His performances effortlessly blend live processing, looping and interactive visuals with his highly developed instrumental and vocal techniques. These performances utilise proprietary software and hardware devices including iPSi, the Isomorphic Pitch-Shifting Interface.

SEP - NOV RESIDENT

YUHUI NG-RODRIGUEZ

Yuhui is a Singaporean, Melbourne-based performer and performance maker who lives in Geelong and commutes on the Vline. Fueled by a preoccupation with how transient places, buildings and people are, her performance work attempts to find a connection between space and human, country and citizen, home and inhabitant, individual body and collective culture, fish and aquarium